Category Archives: In the News

In The News: Record Number of Sharks; Fake Credit Card Scam Verdict; Scott Announces “Workforce Development Month”; Colbert Debuts on ‘The Late Show'; Jet’s Engine Catches Fire

By on September 9th, 2015 | Last updated: September 9, 2015 at 9:56 am

Record number of sharks swimming from Florida to North Carolina – The increase in sharks comes as North Carolina set a record for shark attacks this summer, with eight people being attacked along the coast this year. Orlando Sentinel Kissimmee […]

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In The News: Disney Signs Movie Agreement With Microsoft, Amazon; Florida Bar Allows Attorneys To Text Potential Clients, Venezuela Closes Last Major Colombian Border; Alachua County School Board Seeks To Create Community School

By on September 8th, 2015 | Last updated: September 8, 2015 at 11:18 am

Disney joins with Amazon and Microsoft on cloud-based digital movie service – American users of Amazon Video and Microsoft Movies will now be able to access Disney Movies Anywhere after Disney signed an agreement with the two companies to use […]

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In The News: Meridian Healthcare Receives ACA Grant, Biden Defends Iran Deal, Former Gov. Scott Aide To Be Appointed To FAMU Board Of Trustees, South Florida Developer Seeks Zoning For 10,000 Homes

By on September 3rd, 2015 | Last updated: September 4, 2015 at 11:11 am

Meridian receives grant for ACA navigator program – Meridian Behavioral Healthcare has received a federal grant to establish an Affordable Care Act navigator program to help clients of the mental health and substance abuse counseling organization as well as members […]

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In The News: Native Americans Protest St. Augustine Commemoration, Cobra Escapes Near Orlando, Brady Suspension Overturned

By and on September 3rd, 2015 | Last updated: September 3, 2015 at 12:25 pm

Native Americans protest St. Augustine’s 450th bash – A coalition of Native American groups is planning to boycott St. Augustine’s 450th annual commemoration. The groups denounce what they consider the shameful celebration of Spain’s “crimes against humanity” during its 15th-Century […]

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In The News: Spike In Kids’ Insurance, Iran Nuclear Deal Remains In Senate, Florida Gun Business Draws Attention

By and on September 2nd, 2015 | Last updated: September 2, 2015 at 1:38 pm

Florida Healthy Kids: Federal health law led to price hikes – Obamacare is being blamed by Florida Healthy Kids Corporation for an increase in health insurance premiums starting next month. These changes will impact thousands of kids starting next month. […]

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In The News: Teen Suicides Increase In Japan, Kentucky Clerk Defies Supreme Court, Five Plead Guilty To Housing Scam, Man Chokes Wife Over Facebook Post

By on September 1st, 2015 | Last updated: September 1, 2015 at 1:05 pm

Japan’s worst day for teen suicides – Sept. 1 is the peak for teen suicides in Japan. There is a correlation between an increase in suicides and the beginning of the new school term after summer break, according to Japan’s […]

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In the News: St. Johns County Officials Offer Free Sandbags To Residents; Wilkerson’s Attorney Requests End To Mental Health Treatment; Scott Walker Criticizes Jeb Bush On Iran Deal; Obama’s Alaska Visit Highlights Global Warming

By and on August 31st, 2015 | Last updated: August 31, 2015 at 11:30 am

Free sandbags available to St. Johns County residents | StAugustine.com – With Northeast Florida under a flood watch, St. Johns County officials are offering residents free sandbags. Officials will offer sandbags until rain stops. St. Augustine Record Orlando Sentinel – […]

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Coast Guard Finds Missing Boys’ Boat, Uber Moves South, AP hits 1 Million Minutes On YouTube, Gov. Scott vs. GOP, Bobbi Brown Deceased

By on July 27th, 2015 | Last updated: July 27, 2015 at 11:22 am

Coast Guard finds Fla. boys’ missing boat, but not boys – The U.S. Coast Guard said it was broadening its search for a pair of missing Florida 14-year-old boys since Friday after their capsized boat was found on Sunday, 67 […]

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In The News: Endangered Manatees Born In Crystal River, Bradford Teacher Receives Award, Doctor Stops Practicing After Recording Women, Crist Popular In Support Polls

By on July 22nd, 2015 | Last updated: July 22, 2015 at 12:12 pm

Rare, endangered manatees born in Crystal River – Manatee twins were spotted in Homosassa Springs, according Citrus County Visitors & Convention Bureau and United States Fish & Wildlife Service (FWS) officials. The sighting is rare, considering Florida manatees are endangered […]

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In The News: WWII Bomb Found In St. Pete, Teen Shot In Face, Prison Guard Reports Inmate Abuse, Jeb Bush Tally Speech, Toll Booth Worker Fired

By on July 20th, 2015 | Last updated: July 20, 2015 at 10:26 am

St. Pete Beach evacuated after WWII-era flash bomb found – An Air Force bomb squad successfully detonated a barnacle-clad bomb that washed ashore in St. Pete Beach. A spokesperson for MacDill Air Force said the bomb used to aid WWII-era […]

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